HAZARD — Residents of Hazard, and surrounding areas, will soon have a new restaurant to dine at in Perry County. The Italian Restaurant Fazoli’s announced recently they were opening a restaurant in Hazard.
Fazoli’s plan on opening 22 new stores nationwide, with Hazard store being among them.
In July, Fazoli’s reported a significant growth in revenue. The franchise boasted a 5.1 percent year-over-year same-store sales increase in July. They also reported a 13 consecutive quarters of same-store sales growth.
In a statement President and CEO Carl Howard said, “It’s been a solid year of growth for Fazoli’s, and we’re continuing to see strong interest from entrepreneurs who want to capitalize on the brand’s record momentum.”
Sources with Fazoli’s say there is currently no exact date when the store will open, but residents can expect it opening by early next year.
TJ Caudill is a reporter with The Hazard Herald and he can be reached at 606-629-3245.